Tuesday, August 31, 2010

You Can't Teach Shakespeare to 14-Year-Olds Without a Slightly Twisted Sense of Humor

Things are funny. Kids are funny (sometimes even when they don't intend to be). Teaching some of the heavy classics in the dead white guy canon to the texting generation presents itself as a challenge, to be sure. Which is why, sometimes, I wish I could show them stuff like this:

without the fear of some prude's parents getting me fired.

My personal favorite lines: "You took a ruffie from a priest." and "Save it Patty Hearst! I'm not buying any Stockholm Syndrome today!"

Stephanie, thank you for introducing me to my current youtube favorite.


Stephanie said...

You're welcome! I knew you would love it :)

Jen said...

That was very funny.

silvernic said...

I used to want to be a sassy gay friend, but then I found out you had to like guys...and have friends :(

Lildonbro said...

Haha! That's awesome.